Foto: far.consulting, Koelnmesse
How we live is important to us. An ever increasing number of people are considering how they can live and reside more sustainably, where they will live, with whom they will live, how their apartment should look so they can feel at home there and what the furnishings of their homes say about them. The imm cologne is a mirror image of current interiors trends and demonstrates the inventiveness of furniture makers.
Media and trade fairs are where the discourse about the design of our aspects of life is taking place and acquires impulses. At the imm cologne, the most varied directions in which living is developing are presented, for one in the presentations of the exhibitors, as well as in special exhibitions, competitions, discussions and forums for the public and creatives.
Yes, living is becoming more important. This is also an increasingly decisive factor for how life is organised, with concepts like co-working and co-living, the patchwork house or urban gardens. More thought is also being given to the things we bond ourselves with, and we tend to look twice before a decision is made in favour of a good piece. And so one or the other may also research the previous life of the item of furniture, including the origin of the materials, recycling capability and general harmlessness with regard to nature, climate and social standards.
All agree that we want to live better: more comfortably, more stylishly, using space more effectively, more colourfully, smarter and more sustainably. In the coming week, we will introduce you to the eight most important living trends at imm cologne 2020.